Paul Hone Smith

20 August 1923–26 May 1944 (Age 20)
Provo, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Paul Hone

When Paul Hone Smith was born on 20 August 1923, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, John Sims Smith, was 40 and his mother, Myrtle Hone, was 34. He died on 26 May 1944, at the age of 20, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Sims Smith
1882–1924
Myrtle Hone
1889–1964
Ruth Smith
1921–2008
Paul Hone Smith
1923–1944

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1927
Age 4
Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1927 · Land Covered in Dinosaur Fossils
Age 4
The quarry was originally found by sheepherders and cattlemen as they drove their animals through the area. The Department of Geology at the University of Utah soon visited the area and found 800 fossils of a variety of Dinosaurs from the Jurassic Era. Because of the proximity of the site to Cleveland, Utah, and because most of the expeditions were financed by Malcolm Lloyd, the site was later known as the Cleveland-Lloyd Quarry. In later years, Princeton college spent three summers at the site. They collected a total of 1,200 bones, part of which were sent back to the school and mounted to complete a full skeleton of an Allosaurus, Utah’s State Fossil. Over the years, excavations led to the collection of more than 12,000 fossils from the quarry. It was designated as a National Natural Landmark in 1965.
1931
Age 8
The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

(1997: 831783;2007: 1725054; 2010: 2442977)English and Scottish: occupational name denoting a worker in metal, especially iron, such as a blacksmith or farrier, from Middle English smith ‘smith’ (Old English smith, probably a derivative of smītan ‘to strike, hammer’). Early examples are also found in the Latin form Faber . Metal-working was one of the earliest occupations for which specialist skills were required, and its importance ensured that this term and its equivalents in other languages were the most widespread of all occupational surnames in Europe. Medieval smiths were important not only in making horseshoes, plowshares, and other domestic articles, but above all for their skill in forging swords, other weapons, and armor. This is also the most frequent of all surnames in the US. It is very common among African Americans and Native Americans (see also 5 below). This surname (in any of the two possible English senses; see also below) is also found in Haiti. See also Smither .English: from Middle English smithe ‘smithy, forge’ (Old English smiththe). The surname may be topographic, for someone who lived in or by a blacksmith's shop, occupational, for someone who worked in one, or habitational, from a place so named, such as Smitha in King's Nympton (Devon). Compare Smithey .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Smithe
Smither
Smithey
Smyth
Smythe
McGowan
Smead
Faber

Sources (18)

  • Paul Smith in household of Mrytle Hone Smith, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Paul Hone Smith, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"
  • Lt. Paul H Smith, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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